Duff: Celtic the one membership for me
Damien Duff insists his new teaching function at Celtic is the following smartest thing to taking part in for his boyhood membership.
The former Chelsea, Newcastle, Fulham, Blackburn and Republic of Ireland winger has been appointed the Hoops’ reserve team coach.
The Dubliner, 39, claimed solely Celtic could have tempted him to maneuver from Shamrock Rovers, the place he was a part of the first-team teaching workers.
Duff mentioned: “I’ve been right here 10 days and I’ve liked each minute of it. “When I went by the interview course of six to eight weeks in the past, it was the one membership I might have left Ireland for, introduced my household and took my kids out of faculty.
“If anybody else had come calling – not that they did – it (Celtic) was the one membership I might have left for, that’s how blissful I’m.
“I’ve had the kits throughout. Celtic and Man United had been my groups.
“Obviously, the membership is very large and I believe you recognize the Irish connection anyway, nobody has to show you that again home, it’s in your blood from the day you might be born.
“The subsequent smartest thing whenever you end is clearly teaching and the following smartest thing for me, I didn’t play for Celtic, however to return and coach right here is prime class.”